This package covers an entire semester (18 weeks) of American Literature. Three units of study are included: American Origins and Puritanism in the New World, The Founding of America, and American Romanticism and Transcendentalism.
Representative Authors include Crevecoeur, Smith, Bradford, Bradstreet, Edwards, Winthrop, Hawthorne, Miller, Jefferson, Madison, Henry, Longfellow, Holmes, Irving, Emerson, Thoreau, Poe, Melville, Dickinson and More.
In addition to the unit materials a pacing guide (matched common core standards for ELA 11-12) and suggested lesson plans are included. There is also a powerpoint presentation of 41 definitions of essential literary devices and a second powerpoint presentation of 20 warm-ups as listed in the lesson plans.
When possible, required texts are included, and web links to texts are provided. There is more than enough material for an entire semester.